How Do You Spell SURLY?

Correct spelling for the English word "surly" is [s_ˈɜː_l_ɪ], [sˈɜːlɪ], [sˈɜːlɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SURLY

  1. Gloomily ill-humored; morose; rudely abrupt.

Common Misspellings for SURLY

Below is the list of 418 misspellings for the word "surly".

Usage Examples for SURLY

  1. " Ah," returned Joe with surly sarcasm, " uncommon 'andsome. - "North, South and Over the Sea" by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  2. He spoke in a dogged, half- surly tone. - "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
  3. About nine o'clock Jane Braithwaite paid me a surly visit; in half an hour she was back with tea and toast and an altered mien. - "Dead Men Tell No Tales" by E. W. Hornung
  4. I muttered something surly, in his dialect, and a hand, reassuringly human, closed on my elbow. - "The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  5. James Hutchings' surly face was transformed. - "The Loudwater Mystery" by Edgar Jepson